3 August 2016 GPWA Times Newsletter

Get your free G2E pass from the GPWA
G2E takes place in Las Vegas from Sept. 27-29. This is the largest gaming-related trade show in North America, and everything new in the industry will be on display. Access is free to GPWA and APCW members, as long as you register in advance using the link inside this thread by Sept. 19. See you in Vegas!

Recognition for July's most active members
The GPWA is happy to announce our most active members for July. We're giving extra special thanks to universal4, the most active poster during the month. His site is being shown on the home page as the featured site for the month of August.

Recognizing July's most active AMs
Hats off to the most active affiliate program representatives in June. We're giving an extra special thanks to Renee from Rewards Affiliates, who was the most active affiliate program representative this month and continues on the list. She will be the featured affiliate program representative on the GPWA home page for the month of August.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Gamblin' wheelin' and dealin'
This week, J. Todd continues to watch the Ladbrokes-Coral merger, discusses the bid by Rank and 888 to purchase William Hill, and looks into why Antigua is trying to collect millions of dollars from the U.S.

Caesars Entertainment sells online games for $4.4 billion
A Chinese consortium including an affiliate of Shanghai Giant Network Technology has reached an agreement to acquire Caesars Interactive Entertainment's online games unit.

Boyd Gaming completes sale in Borgata
Boyd Gaming Corporation announced the sale of its 50% equity interest in Marina District Development Holding, the parent company of Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa.

bet365 goes live with Yggdrasil
After agreeing to a content deal in February, Yggdrasil's full product suite is now available on bet365 Casino.

Royal Panda player wins 126,990 euros
U.K. player Scott won two huge spins on live roulette during his first day playing at the casino.

LeoVegas launches new table games
The casino has added a full suite of table games, including seven blackjack side-bet games, three poker games and Felt's own Double Ball Roulette.

EnergyBet partners with Aston Villa
The football club has announced EnergyBet, a new product from Energy Casino, as its official betting partner for the U.K. and Europe.

Relax Gaming pens content deal with FUGA
The London-based developer's games will be distributed via Relax's Silver Bullet platform.

SBTech secures software license in Malta
The provider of online sportsbook solutions has obtained a full Class 4 Remote Gaming License by the Malta Gaming Authority.

iSoftBet's Platoon Wild slot goes live
The software provider unveiled its latest slot, which is based on the classic '80s war film and is available in progressive and non-progressive editions.

Viral adds iSoftBet gaming content
The casino provider has integrated iSoftBet's online and mobile content, including table games and slots games, into its websites.

Upcoming Conference

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)September 27-29, 2016
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
G2E is the world's largest and premier gaming event, where gaming executives, buyers and industry professionals meet each fall in Las Vegas to conduct business. It's the most in-depth source of new products, networking, ideas and information on the planet. It takes place in the laboratory for the industry, Las Vegas, where you can see it in action and have fun doing it.

European iGaming Congress & ExpoOct. 18-20, 2016
European iGaming Congress & Expo
EiG is the home of online gaming, where top gaming CEOs from around the world mix with startups, regulators and new entrants for three days of serious business and influence at the highest level.

Berlin Affiliate ConferenceOct. 20-23, 2016
Berlin Affiliate Conference
Berlin Affiliate Conference sessions aim to provide a wealth of information with panels, presentations and exclusive insights from expert speakers. The relaxed atmosphere of these events encourages the open exchange of ideas and experiences.
Did You Know?
China's gaming market revenue totaled $11.8 billion in the first half of 2016, putting it on pace to become the world's largest gaming industry later this year.

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Will you be in Las Vegas for G2E 2016 in September this year?
As announced above, the GPWA will be well represented at G2E this year, so for this week's poll we thought it would be interesting to ask how many folks expect to be in Las Vegas. Please let us and your fellow GPWA members hear about your plans. View poll
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